Cosplayer turns up the heat as Witcher 3's Triss Merigold - Dexerto
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Cosplayer turns up the heat as Witcher 3’s Triss Merigold

Published: 11/Mar/2020 1:35 Updated: 8/Oct/2020 14:18

by Alan Bernal

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A Witcher 3 cosplayer turned up the heat on her Triss Merigold design by encircling herself in a ring of fire to show off the enchantress’s true power.

The cosplaying community has been making incredible homages to the legendary adventure RPG franchise based on the popular novels. In fact, since the Netflix adaptation released, there’s been a bustling trend of people recreating their favorite characters from the show’s interpretation as well.

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One thing that has always been a marquee feature for Witcher characters has been the complex and intricate clothing that the main characters have.

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Triss Merigold is a pivotal character from The Witcher series.

Each is brimming with colorful fabrics or meticulous threading that makes the characters distinct and come alive in the dreary world of the Witcher universe.

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Cosplayer ‘ri.care’ showcased her Triss Merigold from the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, that shows the Temerian sorceress using her mage’s tomb to conjure a blazing fire.

The cool part about this cosplay, is that everything is real – even the fire. Ri.care said her team “made a real ring of fire for this shoot!”

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Ri.care’s Triss Merigold cosplay circled in real fire.

Using real flames gives her costume an amazing effect, illuminating her already vibrant costume a unique glow that can only be achieved

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Speaking of the ensemble, ri.care put together a striking rendition that brings one of Giralt’s many love interests to life.

Her turquoise vest can be seen with a beautiful diamond pattern on the biceps, that has a pleasant contrast with Triss’s ruby red elbow-length gloves.

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Ri.care put together an incredible photoshoot for her Triss cosplay.

Taking a close look at her tunic, you can see the intricate floral design that wraps around her waist – an impressive attention to detail from ‘Miccostumes’ that starts to separate this cosplay from others.

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Around the cosplayer’s neck is the sapphire and silver amulet that Triss can be seen wearing throughout the third entry in the video game series.

Ri.care isn’t the only cosplayer to suit up as a sorceress from the Witcher. Previously, people like ‘ZoeVolf’ and ‘Kate Key’ have shown exquisite designs for characters like Kiera Metz and Yennefer, respectively.

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The rich character designs in the Witcher gives people incredible source material to make enchanting cosplays like ri.care’s take on Triss Merigold.

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Avatar: The Last Airbender cosplayer hits the beach as perfect Ty Lee

Published: 12/Oct/2020 21:07

by Brent Koepp

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An Avatar: The Last Airbender cosplayer faithfully recreated Ty Lee’s iconic Ember Islands beach look. The talented artist hit the sands as Azula’s bubbly acrobatic friend.

There are many memorable scenes from The Last Airbender, which originally made its debut on Nickelodeon in 2005. However ‘The Beach’ story in Season 3 has alway been a fan favorite.

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Celebrating it, a talented cosplayer re-created scenes from the iconic episode with her stunning take on Ty Lee. Her adorable costume is one of the best things you will see all week.

ty lee in avatarThe Fire Nation heroine took to the beach in the popular Season 3 episode.

Avatar cosplayer becomes real life Ty Lee at the beach

In Book 3, Fire Nation’s Prince Zuko and Princess Azula take a vacation on the Ember Islands. However the royal siblings are quickly shown up when their friend Ty Lee is getting all of the attention.

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Cosplayer ‘daniella.claire.cosplay’ depicted the hilarious scene with her transformation into the acrobatic fighter. The artist nailed the character’s look, capturing her upbeat personality by holding her long braided hair in her hands.

Photographer ‘thegeekstrong’ took a shot of Daniella posing in front of the shore while wearing the character’s iconic white and red Fire Nation swimsuit. The outdoor backdrop truly brings the Ember Islands to life.

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In another post on Instagram, the cosplayer faithfully re-created the moment from the episode where Ty Lee asks a beachgoer to stand in front of the sun to create shade for her to rest in. 

This isn’t the first time the artist has dressed up as the Avatar heroine. In September, she collaborated with cosplayer ‘minakess’ who portrays Princess Azula. Daniella wore Ty Lee’s regular pink outfit while sitting next to the series’ villain.

Despite ending in 2008, the Last Airbender has seen a major revival in popularity after Netflix added it to its platform in April. The Nickelodeon animation celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2020.

Those interested in the franchise can watch every single episode on the streaming service right now. The series sequel, The Legend of Korra, is also available, and takes place 100 years after the story of Avatar Aang.